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The best Christmas markets in Amsterdam

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Right, let’s recap: here on Grown-up Travel Guide we’ve covered the Christmas markets of Berlin, Paris, Stockholm, New York, Copenhagen and most recently Rome. From the Italian capital we’re going to jump to funky old Amsterdam, where as you might expect there’s a mix of both old-fashioned and contemporary markets in the festive season. Amsterdam is a beautiful place […]

Amsterdam – one of Europe’s best family destinations

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As Spring slowly but surely begins to reach Europe our thoughts often turn to planning a break to enjoy the warmer weather in one of the continent’s great cities. The latest articles on Amsterdam on the GowithOh site inspired me to check out flights to the Netherlands and my wife and 12-year old daughter didn’t take […]

Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Sign in Vondelpark, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  I guess that covers it? I particularly like the distinction between acoustic music (guitars and trumpets – allowed) and amplified music or percussion instruments (CD players, drums – not allowed). And the fact that they seem to have had an about-turn about ‘sunbathing in the nood’ – so if you’re in the mood to […]

Hotel Review – Conscious Hotel Museum Square, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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Amsterdam is truly one of the great European cities to visit, and over the years I’ve been there seven times – running the gamut from broke inter-railer and hitch-hiker through weekend tourist from Berlin to a short break with the family. I imagine your choices of accommodation have been similarly varied? You could say that. […]